# degree day definition

• noun:
• A measure of heating or cooling, computed whilst the integral of a function of the time that typically varies with temperature.
• A unit utilized in estimating the gasoline usage for a building; equal to the amount of degrees that the mean temperature, for a 24-hour time, is underneath the base temperature, usually 65F.
• the afternoon upon which institution degrees tend to be conferred
• a unit used in calculating gasoline requirements for warming a building

## Related Sources

• Hypernym for "degree day"
• day
• Form for "degree day"
• heating degree day